RCB crushed as Gayle struggles again

first_img RCB were early trouble when Gayle fell to the third ball of the game without a run on the board, caught at first slip by JP Duminy off a tentative push at an out-swinger from left-arm seamer Zaheer Khan. Since his blistering hundred against England in the opening game of the Twenty20 World Cup last month, Gayle has struggled with scores of of 4, 5, 4, 1 and 0. Kohli, who struck seven fours and three sixes off 48 deliveries, put on 107 for the second wicket with de Villiers and another 63 with Watson, who made 33, to rebuild the innings. West Indies seamer Carlos Brathwaite took one for 18 from two overs. De Kock then took the game away from RCB with an innings that required 51 balls and included 15 fours and three sixes. At 50 for two in the sixth over, the game was still open, but de Kock and Nair put an end to RCB’s hopes in a 134-run third-wicket stand. Gayle fell BANGALORE, India, (CMC): Superstar Chris Gayle’s slump continued as Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered at the hands of a quick-fire hundred by South African opener Quinton de Kock, crashing to a seven-wicket defeat to Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League here yesterday. Sent in at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, RCB rallied to an imposing 191 for five off their 20 overs, behind captain Virat Kohli’s 79 and South African star AB de Villiers’ 55, with seamer Mohammed Shami taking two for 34. In reply, de Kock plundered 108 and Karun Nair, an unbeaten 54, as Delhi roared to victory with five balls to spare. Australian all-rounder Shane Watson claimed two for 25 with his four overs of medium pace. The victory was Delhi’s second in three outings, while RCB have won one of two.last_img read more

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Chelsea reject could return to Stamford Bridge as AC Milan threaten to cancel loan

first_img RANKED Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Bakayoko is yet to start a game for Milan Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January targets LATEST LATEST TRANSFER NEWS REVEALED Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ IN DEMAND 2center_img And according to Corriere dello Sport, Milan aren’t impressed with him either.The Italian publication report that Bakayoko, who has made just four substitute appearances this season, has only six games to prove his worth to the Serie A club.Bakayoko signed for Chelsea from Monaco for £40m in the summer of 2017 but endured a terrible first season in English football. The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star The Frenchman has not impressed Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti targets 2 Chelsea flop Tiemoue Bakayoko is on the verge of an embarrassing early return to Stamford Bridge as AC Milan threaten to call time on his loan deal.The French midfielder, 24, joined the Italian giants on a season-long loan in the summer after Blues boss Maurizio Sarri decided he was surplus to requirements. LIVING THE DREAM And Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso recently suggested the Frenchman lacks maturity, referring to certain ‘defects’ in his game.“Bakayoko has to learn how to get the ball,” Gattuso said.“We must work correctly. It will not be easy.“One week is not enough to remove the defects of a player. I would have preferred to be managing older, more experienced club players.” moving on Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summerlast_img read more

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